Amphibia scorpioides (Hudson) Stackhouse 1809

Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne

Current name: Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne
microscope, TS, Portugal, Aveiro, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Amphibia scorpioides (Hudson) Stackhouse 1809: 89

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Amphibia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia scorpioides (Hudson) Montagne.

Basionym
Fucus scorpioides Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat in littore Sussexiano; at Selsey-Island plentifully. Dr Dill[enius]. R. Syn. [Selsey, Sussex, England]; (Hudson 1762: 471) Notes: Selsey (meaning Seal Island) West Sussex was once an island. It is likely that the type was collected in the saltmarshes west of Selsey Bill by Dillenius. Dixon & Irvine (1982: 96) selected as "holotype" the illustration in Ray (1724: pl. 2: fig. 6) on the basis that Hudson based his description on Ray. The material upon which the illustration is based is in Dillenius's herbarium at OXF). Art 9.1 [Melbourne Code] specifies "A holotype of a name of a species or infraspecific taxon is the one specimen or illustration [prior to 2007] used by the author, or designated by the author as the nomenclatural type."

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

 
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